May 7, 2024 The Paul Friedrich Collection of Firearms & Gold Rush
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 5/7/2024
Scarce and highly desirable variation of a strong box that was used by a competitor to the larger Wells Fargo & Co. Face exhibits very faint black stenciled lettering "LANGTON'S PIONEER EXPRESS." Also included is an oversized leatherbound ledger dated 1867. Spine reads: "L.P. EXP. CO. / MARYSVILLE." Marysville is one of the larger Gold Rush towns located north of Sacramento along the Feather River. Ledger mentions iconic mining towns of the era: Browns Valley, Nevada City, San Juan, Smartsville, French Corral, Carson City, Timbuctoo, Crystal Peak, Foster's Bar, Camptonville, Downieville, etc. CONDITION: Good. Book pages are tight to binding.

Item Dimensions: 22" x 16" x 10"
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $2,600.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $13,800.00
Estimate: $5,000 - $7,500
Number Bids: 13
Auction closed on Tuesday, May 7, 2024.
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